The Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften: Events
Friday, 17 September 2021 - Saturday, 18 September 2021
Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften and City of Bad Homburg vor der Höhe
Bad Homburg Conference 2021
Joachim Curtius (Goethe University), Matthias Lutz-Bachmann (Forschungskolleg
Humanwissenschaften), Darrel Moellendorf (Goethe University), Christoph Wolff (World Economic Forum) et al.
»Climate, Politics, Change. How do we shape the future?«
Please find the conditions for participation (on site and online) at the bottom of this page. You may also participate online on the YouTube channel of the Frscohungskolleg Humanwissenschaften .
About the conference
The Bad Homburg Conference 2021 will debate the consequences of climate policy. The implementation of climate policy goals will lead to fundamental changes worldwide. These developments and the challenges they pose for politics and society will be discussed from the perspectives of science and politics, civil society and business at different political levels (global, national and municipal).
PANEL 1: WHAT CAN INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS ACHIEVE?
Friday, September 17, 2021 – 6 p.m. to ca. 9 p.m.
OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE
KEYNOTE: THE DOMESTICATION OF NATURE
Klement Tockner, Director General, Senckenberg Society for Nature Research, Frankfurt am Main
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven, Board Member, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Bonn
Andreas Kuhlmann, CEO of the German Energy Agency, Berlin
Nicole Mommsen, Head of Global Group Communication, Volkswagen AG
Line Niedeggen, Fridays for Future, Heidelberg
Joachim Curtius, Professor of Meteorology, Goethe University
Saturday, September 18, 2021 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
PANEL 2: HOW FAIR IS EUROPE’S CLIMATE POLICY?
(discussion in English) (10 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
Marc Fleurbaey, Professor of Economics, Paris School of Economics (online)
Renata Koch Alvarenga, Founder & Director of EmpoderaClima, Rio de Janeiro
Viola Lutz, Head of Climate Team of Sustainability Rating Agency ISS ESG, Zurich
Artur Runge-Metzger, Former Director, DG CLIMA, European Commission (online)
Darrel Moellendorf, Professor for International Political Theory and Philosophy,
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
PANEL 3: WHAT CONSEQUENCES AND OPPORTUNITIES ARISE FOR GERMANY OUT OF EU CLIMATE POLICY?
(12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
Gerhard Adrian, President, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach
Niklas Höhne, Partner, NewClimate Institute, Cologne
Annette Mann, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Lufthansa Group
Jürgen Vormann, CEO of Infraserv, Höchst
Christoph Wolff, World Economic Forum, New York
PANEL 4: WHAT ARE THE PROBLEMS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN LOCAL MUNICIPAL POLITICS?
(3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Markus Coenen, Board Member, Süwag, regional power supply company, Frankfurt am Main
Jutta Deffner, Chair of the research focus »Mobility and Urban Spaces«, Institute for Social-Ecological Research, Frankfurt am Main
Oliver Jedynak, Mayor of Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe
Thomas Schmid, President of the Hessian Agency for Nature Conservation, Environment and Geology, Wiesbaden
Mechthild Harting, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
You can also download the conference program here.
Please find the conference booklet with more information about the panels and the speakers here.
Concept and program
Prof. Dr. Joachim Curtius, Goethe University; Dr. Bettina Gentzcke, City Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe; Dr. Albrecht Graf von Kalnein, Werner Reimers Foundation; Iris Helene Koban, Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften; Prof. Dr. Dr. Matthias Lutz-Bachmann, Goethe University/Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften; Prof. Dr. Darrel Moellendorf, Goethe University; Dr. Thomas Schimmer, Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften; Dr. Christoph Wolff, World Economic Forum.
Participation and registration | Bad Homburg Conference 2021
Participation on site
The number of participants is limited and only possible after prior registration.
Please register by email for the parts of the event you would like to attend:
1. Opening of the conference (Keynote and Panel 1) on Friday, September 17, 2021 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
2. Second conference day on Saturday, September 18, 2021
a) All panel discussions (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) or
b) individual discussions
- Panel 2 (»Europe’s Climate Policy« – discussion in English): 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- Panel 3 (»Consequences and opportunities for Germany«): 12.30 p.m. – 2.30 p.m.
- Panel 4 (»Problems and opportunities in local municipal politics«): 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Email address: email@example.com
Registration deadline: Friday, September 10, 2021
Confirmation of registration: If we can consider your registration, you will receive a confirmation by email after Friday, September 10, 2021. Please bring the confirmation with you to the event. We will also send written cancellations.
Measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 infections
- We follow the »3G rule«: You will need to provide a proof of a negative COVID-test, vaccination or recovery. You can find an overview of test centers in Bad Homburg here.
- Collection of contact details (via a form, the Luca app or the Coronawarn app)
- Obligation to wear a medical mask
- The event room is ventilated even in cool weather
The individual parts of the event will be broadcast on the YouTube channel of the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften. You are welcome to participate in the discussions via the YouTube chat function.
Iris Helene Koban, managing director, Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dr. Thomas Schimmer, academic project manager, Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften (email@example.com)